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Roberto Carlos
31-year-old Roberto is married and has one child. His wife takes care of the household chores such as washing, ironing, cooking, looking after the children, etc. while he works as a taxi driver in town. Roberto's job is to go from street to street looking for passengers. He then transports them to wherever they want to go. He has been working in this job for just under a year and he owns the car in which he works.

Roberto and his wife have been living in their home for seven years. They received their house from the government and when they got it, it was very small and basic. Roberto has been improving the house as, in this way, he knows that if some day he were to be parted from his family, they would have a safe home in which to live. He would now like to build a room on the lower floor of his house in order to extend his living room / dining room and thereby have more space. In order to do this, he would like to buy materials such as cement, sand and metal rods, and pay a builder.
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Roberto de 31 años es casado y tiene 1 hijo su esposa se dedica a las labores del hogar como lo son lavar, planchar, cocinar, atender a los niños etc., mientras el trabaja como taxista ruletero en la ciudad su trabajo consta de andar de calle en calle buscando pasajeros para trasladarlos al lugar que ellos le indiquen con esta actividad el tiene poco menos del año y es propietario del carro con el cual el trabaja. El y su esposa tienen 7 años viviendo en su domicilio, la casa en la que ellos viven fue una donación por parte del gobierno y cuando estas se las entregaron era solo un pie de casa Roberto ha ido haciéndole mejoras a su casa ya que el sabe que si algún día el llegara a faltar su familia tendrían un techo seguro. Ahora quiere construir un cuarto en la planta baja de su casa para extender la sala comedor y así tener mas espacio para esto quiere comprar material como lo es cemento, arena, varilla y pagar el albañil.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,043,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Roberto Carlos to buy cement and sand, and to pay labor costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 18, 2011
Listed
Oct 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012